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like they should. next speaker. i am a counselor with the san francisco union.. san franciscoan woulds say that they love the city and it was diversity. as counselor with the san francisco tenant union i am a diverse group and i must say that i disagree with the comment that the tic owners are the true middle class, it is true that the middle class is shrinking but i can tell you that if you are most concerned about protecting that group you will find them among the tenants in san francisco. along with the groups they are the victims of bogas evictions and it saddens me when i see productive, talented responsible citizens that are driven out by the attacks on the affordable rents. and we elect our supervisors with the hope that they have the wisdom and the vision to preserve the city that is loved by citizens and also others all over the world. >> today we ask you to be the supervisors for the true, san francisco. not the supervisors for the real estate speculators. preserve the essence of san francisco, and keep our city diverse, and by stopping the loss of affordable rent and support
town. we san franciscoans love our food and desserts are no exceptions. there are places that specialize in any and every dessert your heart desires, from hand made ice cream to organic cakes, artisan chocolate and cupcakes galore, the options are endless. anyone out there with a sweet tooth? then i have a great stop for you. i've been searching high and low for some great cookies and the buzz around town that anthony's are those cookies. with rave reviews like this i have to experience these cookies for myself and see what the fuss was all about. so let's see. while attending san francisco state university as an accountinging major, anthony's friend jokingly suggested he make cookies to make ends make. with no formal culinary training he opened his own bakery and is now the no. 1 producer of gourmet cookies in the biarea and thank you for joining us on quick bites. how do you feel? >> i feel great. >> so i want to get to the bottom of some very burning questions. why cookies? >> it was a recommendation from a friend. hard to believe that's how it all started. >> wh
have visitors who will say, i never knew this was here and i'm a native san franciscoan. they wonder how long it's been here. when i tell them next year we'll get to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the park, >> san francisco 911 heroes ceremony and it is presented today by the san francisco department of emergency management and 911 for kids. my name is elise kim and i am with 911 public education and just so you all know, 911 is the universal emergency response number when we need help, and it is used in the u.s., canada, and kayman islands and other countries they use different numbers. but, the 911 for kids program was created in 1990 in response to the alarming number of calls that were not emergencies, and with the whole purpose of trying to reduce 911 misuse. and we are really thrilled with the program and how we work collaboratively with public safety all over the nation and the city of san francisco is just an exemp lary program in public education. now, it is my pleasure to introduce today's master of ceremony, he is a legendary los angeles and oakland raiders wide receive
will say, i never knew this was here and i'm a native san franciscoan. they wonder how long it's been here. when i tell them next year we'll get to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the park, >> good morning, everyone and welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors budget and finance subcommittee meeting for april tenth, 2013, my name is farrell and i will be chairing and also joined by avalos and mar and the vice chair is out sick today. i would like to thank the members of sfgtv for covering this meeting today as well as the clerk of the committee mr. victor young. mr. clerk, do we have any announcements? >> yes, silence all cell phones and electronic devices and complete the speaker cards and any documents to be included as part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will be on the 16th april, board of agenda. >> could you call item number one? >> item number one, resolution approving the acquisition of 30 aviggation easements from the various property owners of the san mateo county required for the san francisco international airport's notice insulat
of the founders do. >> the founders are gone now, but we have to give them proper kudos. they are san franciscoans. this is a place that brings innovation. compared with their colleagues, especially in the religious community, los angeles, new york, cincinnati, other centers of jewish thought, they had a different take on it here in the early days of san francisco, still do today. especially with what the kids do. backpacking is a central motif of the camp. every child will matriculate through a backpacking program. biggest users of the yosemite backcountry. when i say it's central, i mean kids learn how to be strong, independent, autonomous people on the emotional level, but then they take it to a physical level. they take this group adventure in nature with the peers they live with, wilderness first responder, and two counselors. they go way out in the backcountry, carrying the world on their back. >> and the age range is what? >> 7 to 17. >> 7 to 17. at 17, that's a backpacking experience centrally? >> every year they go backpacking. it's just that it increases in maybe difficulty or the number
is also a proud native san franciscoan who grew up with the appreciation for the exporatorium and the role of education in our civic life. >> i would like to introduce newsom who is a passionate for transforming that into the future of our society and works tirelessly behind the scenes to be sure that we are standing where we are today. and first, i can't help myself because i love the fact that nikki heart is part of this and you don't get a chance to quote people from the grateful dead. but it was not mixky who said this, but he may claim credit. but it was jerry garcia who said that you don't want to be the best of the best you want to be the only one that does what you do. >> i think of that quote in the context of today. this is unique in every capacity. [ applause ] this is special in every way. and you heat our heart out and it does not exist anywhere else not only in this state or in the state or the rest of the world. mr. mayor, congratulations, mr. president, the city attorney, and members of the board. and treasurer, others, this is a glorious and gracious day and it is a day, f
and i'm a native san franciscoan. they wonder how long it's been here. when i tell them next year we'll get to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the park, >> hi today we have a special edition of building san francisco, stay safe, what we are going to be talking about san francisco's earth quakes, what you can do before an earthquake in your home, to be ready and after an earthquake to make sure that you are comfortable staying at home, while the city recovers. ♪ >> the next episode of stay safe, we have alicia johnson from san francisco's department of emergency management. hi, alicia thanks to coming >> it is a pleasure to be here with you. >> i wonder if you could tell us what you think people can do to get ready for what we know is a coming earthquake in san francisco. >> well, one of the most things that people can do is to make sure that you have a plan to communicate with people who live both in and out of state. having an out of state contact, to call, text or post on your social network is really important and being able to know how you are going to communicate with your f
or a tenant we are all san franciscoans and as i said in the past hearings, many of the tic are long term renters who manage to scrape together a down payment to purchase a home. whether that was a wise move or not a wise move, that is what we have. and i appreciate the sentiment to help these tic owners and that is a sentiment that i share. and of course, we have our fundamental problem in san francisco, that we don't have enough housing, for the people who want to live here and it drives up the prices and it has been interesting to hear some of people who are maybe against this legislation, also saying that they don't want to see any housing built unless it is affordable. even though that would be great, that we could spend our good chunk of our budget on building affordable housing. and we would not be building nearly enough. we also you know, see a lot of resistance to any different ways of looking at the kinds of different kinds of housing, in terms of sizes, and we see the resistance to legalizing inlaw units and i think that is a huge mistake for our city to not acknowledge the imp
it is the first of its kind in san francisco. we are delighted and as a native san franciscoan. s what he alluded to is that i am proud and delighted to have preserved and restore, the old station 30 and it is a 1930 facility and a beautiful brick facade that will now become a community center and on the top floor, we will house our fire investigation unit, which is also a joint fire and police endeavor, so we are really excited about that. lots of people to thank, of course, many people have already been thanked and acknowledged, first and foremost, mayor lee, for always be a champion of public safety. and he, it is a number one priority for him as it should be. like the chief said that the community, 80 percent and president chiu had a lot to do with that. in 2010, when the economy was very, very difficult everyone was skeptical about putting a 420 million bond on the ballot but we heard from the community that this is important public safety is a priority. and with nearly 80 percent of our community saying yes, we need to improve public safety by building the police department, a facility that
that it's in san francisco. we have visitors who will say, i never knew this was here and i'm a native san franciscoan. they wonder how long it's been here. when i tell them next year we'll get to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the park, >> san francisco 911 heroes ceremony and it is presented today by the san francisco department of emergency management and 911 for kids. my name is elise kim and i am with 911 public education and just so you all
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